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thoughts on the use of them domestically here in the united states. if you support their use for a wide variety of purposes, here is how you can give your support -- oppose their use 00 -- you can tweet us -- we had about 30 people chiming in before the start of the program. you could also send us an e- mail. it is the association of unmanned vehicle systems international. this story and convention is the featured story here on the front page of the wall"options and times" --ngton news" talks about their use in the united states and reaction to them -- that is the opinion on the use of drones in the united states. the topic for first half hour. we want to get your thoughts on their use. call on the line that best represents you and be prepared to tell us why. use, 202-t thethe us 585-381. out to how you can reach us. facebook.com available too. i see novans saying problems using them for military operations but do not think they should be used again surveillance -- civilians under any circumstances and they should not be allowed to be used for any individual to target another individual
and the actions of the syrian forces in the administration's view. he says the use of chemicals is many question when the united states will act with force. force,say beyond any strategy is needed on syria. i want to get your reactions this morning again to the situation in syria and what the secretary of state said yesterday in what the u.s. should do and whether congress may or may not be involved as well as the international community. here are the lines on the screen. here is the front page of "the washington post" this morning. obama weighing limiting strike on syria. they say the president is wearing a strike syria that would be a limited scope and duration, designed to serve as punishment for serious use of chemical weapons and as a deterrent while keeping the u.s. out of deeper involvement in that country possible war. this according to senior administration officials. the timing of such an attack which would probably last no more than two days and involve -- lawrence cruise missiles and involve see launch cruise is dependent on three factors. completion of an intelligence report assessi
money back. >> we will look at how richmond, california is planning to use eminent domain to help fight the foreclosure crisis. we will speak to laura gottesdiener, author of the new book, "a dream foreclosed: black america and the fight for a place to call home." first, we look at the national security agency and the u.s. drug enforcement administration. dea agents are using intelligence gathered by the nsa to investigate americans and then being order to cover it up. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. jeff bezos is buying the washington post, one of the leading newspapers in the country. the amazon.com founder and chief executive is one of the wealthiest people in the united states. he will pay $250 million for the post and a number of , less than one percent of his wealth, which is estimated at more than 28 billion dollars. he is a friend of donald graham, chief effective of the washington post company, whose family has owned the newspaper for eight decades. over the past the gate, the companies newspap
embassies. and a look at u.s. russia relations after the announcement that president obama has canceled his meeting with russian president vladimir putin. that is all next on "washington journal." ♪ is sunday,orning, it august 11 come up 20 13. it is today, resident obama began his week long vacation at martha's vineyard. today we will be discussing the state of u.s. relations with dive intoking a deep u.s. job numbers, and talking about recent al qaeda threats. before we do that we want to hear about the state of news media from our viewers. the pew research center's -- you research center released its biannual data and while there is still plenty of criticism about the industry, most americans continue to believe the media plays an important watchdog role. as we take you through that reports this morning, we want to hear your thoughts. he of us a call. we split our lineup -- we split our lines up by age group. you can also catch up with us on all of your favorite social media sites, on twitter and facebook. you can also e-mail us at .ww.c-span.org we want to take you to tha
. "happening now" starts right now >> brand new stories and breaking news. jon: big questions how the u.s. will handle the growing crisis in syria. u.s. navy destroyer heading toward the eastern mediterranean. that will bring total of the destroyers to five. one of america's closest allies says a military strike is not says a military strike is not . >>> one recalling the obamacare process a train wreck. >>> sometimes you need the burger fast. could a strike get between you and your big mack today? emac has the answer. e its is "happening now." 10. jon: good morning to you the white house is working to bolster case on syria. there could be days before there is any action. hello, i'm jon scott. >> jon, great to be with you. i'm alisyn camerota in for jenna today. u.s. officials gather intelligence to justify military action against the assad regime. jon: just yesterday president obama said there is no doubt the syrian government carried out last week's chemical attack killing hundreds of people. he added, he has not made a decision yet on authorizing a strike. u.n. inspectors are collectin
solely about deterring and degrading the future use of chemical weapons by the syrian regime. full stop, an end of story and if we were aware of large-scale use of chemical weapons by the opposition i would be making the same argument and the same recommendations. .. let me turn -- i'm going to make sol progress, as i said, the second part of my speech is deal with the action motion. i want to address those and take more interventions. whatever disagreement will there other over the complex in syria. i -- the world came together to agree in 1925 treaty and outlaw the use of chemical weapons. international law since that time reflected a determination the event of the war should never be repeated. it put a like in the sand. whatever happens the weapons must not be used. they have crossed the line, in my view, and there should be consequence. it's the first use of chemical weapons this century. for at least 100 years. interfering in another country's affairs should be undertaken except for the most exceptional circumstance. it is must be a humanitarian catastrophe and a last result.
are yemeni. the meeting between obama and president hadi came just hours after a u.s. drone strike in yemen killed four people. i yemeni security official said the victims were al qaeda suspects. it was the third u.s. strike in yemen in five days. secretary of state john kerry told pakistanis on thursday he hopes the u.s.. strikes in their country "very, very soon." he made remarks in a television interview following a meeting with the pakistani prime minister. he claimed president obama has a very real timeline for ending the drone strikes. thewhile, investigation by bureau of investigative journalism solidifies claims the cia targeted rescuers at the scenes of earlier drone strikes in pakistan last year. a report by pakistani journalist commission by the bureau found five so-called double tap strikes took place in mid-2012, 1 of which also struck a mosque. in total, the attacks killed 53 people in injured 57. a parallel investigation by the legal charity reprieve found 8 pakistani civilians died in one double tap strike last july. afghan officials said nato helicopter that was called to a
. >> inspectors on the ground. >> vice president biden saying there's no doubt chemical weapons were used. >>> also, hot spot. the rim fire racing deeper into yosemite this morning. helicopters swooping in, firefighters struggling to save the oldest trees on the planet. >>> plus, charged. tesla is tops. fueled by electricity, the sedan passing porsche, outrunning j jagu jaguar. >>> yeah, that's going to cost you to get into that tesla, $71,000. we'll talk more about that later. good morning, everyone. i'm carol costello. we begin this morning focusing on syria. u.s. military ramp up and inspection teams and even as inspectors collect evidence of chemical attacks vice president joe biden said there is no evidence that gassed their own people. echoing calls for military action and some reports suggest the countdown to u.s. strikes could now be mere hours. cnn's chris lawrence is at his post at the pentagon. good morning, chris. >> good morning, carol. well, yes, the military is ready, but u.s. officials say there is still work to be done behind the scenes. that includes making sure allies h
. >> 50 years later, extraordinary. of course, also extraordinary events ahead of us. unfortunately, perhaps, our nation called into conflict again in the coming days. we'll talk about syria in a minute. we look back at this speech and rank this speech probably as one of the greatest in american history. it's easy to forget 50 years later that a lot of people didn't want martin luther king to deliver this speech including jfk who tried to get him to call the civil rights march and speech off. he refused and kennedy was left with no option but to support this speech and the rest, as they say, is history. >> it is. president kennedy watched the speech being carried live on the three television networks. his remark after it was finished was he is damn good. one master of oratory understood it. i would argue that what dr. king said today 50 years ago was the most important piece of american oratory from the gettysburg address through our own time. it redefined what it meant to be an american. it carried forward what jefferson started and what lincoln ratified and what king was urging us
down its local news sites, called patch. scott shellady of trean group joins us on this monday morning. happy monday morning to you, scott. - good morning. - how critical will the inflation numbers and retail earnings this week be to traders? - it's going to be very critical with the fed's dual mandate. we have to keep an eye on inflation. i don't think we've got inflation. i think we've got disinflation. bernanke mentioned that in his last speech. something to watch going forward - we actually might be in a deflationary cycle, so, keep your eyes glued to the inflation numbers. - china plays were popular last week with people buying the metals because of some growth in china. what will be your play this week? what do you see happening here? - i tell you what, i think you should stay away from china. china leads us in manufacturing. only one thing - their economic numbers. really, them in manufacturing - everything else, just by a hair. so be careful about china. at the end of last quarter, three of their largest banks shut down their atms over the weekend. you couldn't take any money o
. thanks to you at home for staying with us this hour. okay. this is laura poitress, an american filmmaker. she won a mccarther genius award last year. miss poitress makes documentaries. her first one was columbus, ohio, about gentryification in columbus, ohio. she's been working on a trilogy about the war in terror, starting with a documentary about life in iraq under u.s. control during the u.s. war in iraq. the second part tells the story of two men from yemen including one who was a driver for osama bin laden. miss potress is still working on the third installment in that trilogy which is about u.s. surveillance of phone calls and e-mails and so on since 9/11. she posted a bit of that one last year on "the new york times" website. >> build social networks for everybody. that turns into the graph then you index all that data to that graph which means you can pull out a community, that that gives you an outline of the life of everybody in the community. and if you carry it over time from 2001 up, you have that ten years worth of their life that you can lay out in a timeline that involves
>> the stories we're following at this hour. awaiting the presidential go ahead. the u.s. military is ready to strike in syria over the use of chemical weapons. california's 11-day-old wildfire now has burn 60 square miles inside yosemite park. >> free at last. free at last. thank god almighty we're free at last. >> reporter: 50 years later a grand celebration of the most famous civil rights speech ever delivered by martin luther king. >> the clock is now ticking on u.s. military action in syria. a probably strike could come within days. u.s. warships are already in position, and the rest of the world is joining the debate on what kind of action should be taken and when. patty tells us what options president obama is weighing to stop the use of chemical weapo weapons. >> reporter: the president obama administration said they will respond to this, the use of chemical weapons in syria. the goal is not to remove bashir al-assad, but to send him a message. >> it is not our intention t for scream changregime change. >> reporter: many feel a strike is unlikely to shift momentum in syria.
i'm going to give it all to the intrepid fallen heroes fund. but i want my money. that's all for us tonight. anderson cooper starts right now. >>> piers, thanks. good evening. it's 10:00 on the east coast. breaking news and shocking video as the death toll climbs in egypt. also, with his little girl's life on the line, a father confronts chris christie for the signature he believes can save her life, allowing 2-year-old vivian wilson the medical marijuana she needs. >>> later, my conversation about trayvon martin, the n word and race in america. >>> we begin with the growing carnage in egypt and what if anything america can do to stop it. the second part of that, what to do is unclear. the cost in human lives is plain to see. moments ago, the muslim brotherhood spokesman announcing over twitter that friday will be a day of anger, calling for marches after noon prayers. also tonight, the death toll from yesterday's clashes revised upwards significantly. the state-run tv station in egypt saying at least 580 people were killed in fighting yesterday, and 4,000 wounded. 580 killed, 4,000
some of us claiming to push for change lost our way. the anguish of assassinations set up self-defeating rites. legitimate grievances against police brutality tipped into excuse-making for criminal behavior. racial politics could cut both ways as the transformative message of unity and brotherhood was drowned up to speed by the language of recriticism nation. the chance for all americans to work hard, get ahead, was too often framed as a mere desire for government support. as if we had no agency in our own liberation. as if poverty was an excuse for not raising your child, bigotry of others was reason to give up on yourself. all of that history is how progress stalled. >> bill: how progress stalled. that was a great statement. accurate and important. fair-minded americans want all of their fellow citizens to succeed. i believe most of us of fair-minded. but self-reliance and hard work is the key to success in life no matter what color you are. president obama and many in the civil rights industry believe that government must provide -- provide for those who fail. even if it's t
in verizon wireless. reports say the u.s. group is looking for more than, i'll repeat this number, two times, $100 billion for the stake. when you talk about big m&a deals, this would be the return if it happens. also, it is a official this morning, bill ackman through with the jcpenney stake. he has sold that entire 18% stake for the retailer. the price tag, only $12.60 a share for it. he had paid almost double. and that's nearly half the average 25 shares he paid when he first invested and that investment was originally made in 2010. >>> u.s. government and swiss banks near tax probe deal. the goj expects to announce a new program within days. the program would allow some swiss banks to avoid or at least defer prosecution under a probe of offshore tax dodging by americans, but it will exclude 14 swiss banks that are already under investigation. joe, i don't know where that leaves you with your account. >> i have a bank that is, like, owned by a swiss bank, but it makes me feel like i have a swiss bank account. but all the way back to ge's purchase of remember long ago, we can trace it all
. >>> the terror threat is real, the planned attacks are massive and the u.s. embassies are staying shut down for another week. that's what several u.s. sources are saying about an alleged al qaeda plot against u.s. interests in the middle east and africa. one source says al qaeda is back and stronger than it was before 9/11. after the bell stunner, jeff bezos buys "the washington post" for $250 bucks. and the bankrupt city of detroit starts the process of putting its priceless museum artwork up for auction. you wouldn't believe how much it could be worth. all those stories and much more coming up on the "kudlow report" right now. good evening, i'm larry kudlow. this is the "kudlow report." first up tonight, breaking news, jeff bezos paying $250 million for "the washington post" newspaper. a few days ago boston red sox owner john henry bought the "boston globe" for the bargain basement price of only $70 million. what is going on here? why will these foes succeed while others have failed. joining us is our own julia boorstin. why will they succeed where others have failed in. >> i think the qu
if with the international strategist. lori: the new threat. adam: how will spending cut affect u.s. action in syria. lori: stocks rebounding after a two-day slide. >> you have that right. stocks pushing at session highs right now. this is a rally. if you look at the numbers for the week, the dow and s&p 500 are down about 1%. adam: fear of a u.s. missile strike in syria said oil prices to a five. sandra smith is in the pits of the cme with today's trade. sandra: just below $100 a barrel. traders have conflicting opinions on how much a premium is right now. one dollar to $10. we have been talking to folks on that. some analysts think this is a great possibility. they are continuously monitoring the supply and demand situation in the oil market. meanwhile, looking to gold. not seeing it in gold prices right now. down about one dollar. we made the big job, still down on the session it is a wait and see mode. markets are watching very closely. adam: thank you. lori: meanwhile, the president weighed options. the assad regime is preparing for a chemical. rich edson joins us now from the white house. rich: they
president a thug and, and the world had a moral obligation to punish syria for using chemical weapons. there are more disturbing weapons coming out of syria. there was an attack in northwest syria. the bomb may have contained napon or similar substance that sticks to skin and causes severe burns. consider this is next. >> the action or inaction in syria. the death toll for the recent gas attack has risen, giving more fuel to those who want to attack the country. but who will get help and who will get hurt if america intervenes? and more than a million syrian children most under 11 are now refugees. the major humanitarian crisis, and what's next. >>> plus california losing money from the movie industry. and google and the world brain. the internet giant plants to put every book in the world online. >>> hello, in consider this, there are grave concerns. a threat to national security and a challenge to the world. >> it increases the risk of chemical weapons, and what we use of the future and it falls in the hands of terrorist who is might use them against us. >> reporter: and as secretar
the way i think. host: john hickenlooper is joining us for mill walking, where the nga summer meeting is gathering -- from milwaukee, where the nga summer meeting is gathering. >> tomorrow, we will talk with michael harpster. he is with the fbi unit talking about child prostitution around the country. then tough insurance rates with kaiser health news and senior correspondent phil galloway -- galewitz. and we are heading now live to milwaukee for the final day of the national governors association meeting will be getting underway shortly. it is expected to start any moment now. the chair of this year's hearing l. governor markel the next session that they will be dealing with is the closing session, the state and cybersecurity. "the washington post" talks about why waiting for promised to fix cybersecurity is a waste of time by brian fung. it says that the commerce committee approved a version of the cybersecurity bill that now heads to the senate floor. but the bill is a sign of how timid lawmakers have become on the issue compared to previous attempts. as the just watch governors ga
the merger between american airlines and us airways. host: good morning, expected in egypt by those supporting the ousted president there. repeated violations of privacy rules by the nsa thomas calling for operations of the program. at a state justice in pennsylvania has blocked a voter id law there. this is in time for the november 5 special election. journal," ahington three-hour program for you. our first 45 minutes is looking at politics, looking to you specifically on this topic am a who best represents your political party? the rnc concluding its summer meeting, talking about its future as far as 2016 is concerned. visits to iowa by joe biden. for the first 45 minutes we want to hear from the people that best represents your political party. divided the lines by political party. if you want to give us a tweet on this topic you can send that our way@c-spanwj. send us an e-mail at journal@c- span.org. couple ofurred by a different things. "the wall street journal" has a new writeup about the rnc meeting. the head of the rnc talked a little bit about the 2016 strategy. in this w
movement. i have already mentioned congressman lewis reminds us of the contributions. they lift our hearts. chaplain black and the revel in reverend -- they lift our spirits. all of the seats filled in this hall of national memory remind us of the many thousands who made their way from every corner of this nation. through great effort, to be here on august 28, 1963. for an event they would never forget. for an event that we as a nation must never forget. thank you. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, jesse norman performing a version of >> ladies and gentlemen, jesse norman performing a version of the song performed at the 1963 march on washington for jobs on freedom. "he has got the whole world in his hands. >> let us listen please to the words of this song and understand that in the heart of our creator, every soul has the same value and should be valued equally. thank you very much for the opportunity to sing for you. ♪ he's got the whole world in his hands. he's got the whole wide world in his hands. he's got the whole world in his hands. he's got the whole world in his hands. [singi
on facebook.com/cspan or e-mail us at journal@c-span.org. a piece this morning from janet hauck, a town hall meetings happening across the country, this is what she reports -- of color that is a bit on what is happening in town hall meetings across the country. here on c-span we have been those town hall meetings and if you are interested in watching them, you can go to c-span.org. before we came up live here we were showing you a recent town hall meeting with congressman justin [indiscernible] a republican who many of you know is against the nsa program. nsa, health care, immigration reform, it is all on the table for members of congress. what is your message to them? greensboro, n.c., what do you think? >> i am calling about the town hall -- caller: i am calling about the town hall meeting that was played just prior to ,washington journal" coming on and it looked like a representative was playing to the fears of the people in the audience. i am sure that he knew what they were saying, but he was just giving vague information. one person stood up and said that his -- he took his son to the
even us is even the less than 1% of the population has access to the internet everyone had heard of it. they understood the unit as a set of values, as a concept as an id even before they experienced it as a user or a tool. the understanding was not based on a chinese interpretation but it was not based on autocrats version. they understood in terms of its western value of the free flow of information and civil liberties. what that means to us is your 57% of the world's population living under some kind of an autocracy. what happens when they try to create an autocratic internet? that doesn't correspond with her democratic understanding of what it should be. what does that look like? we don't know the entity that yet. >> to finish on myanmar, burma, this would be a wonderful experiment for all of us to watch. 18 months ago, the generals either for self interested reasons are good public policy reasons, they allowed on cenci to become the future leader of the country, i'm sure she will. they have now taken a lot of press -- press restrictions on. the underlying hidden tensions in the so
of international law. three, ongoing consultation with u.s. allies, u.n., nato and arab league. it was clear from kerry's tone a military strike was coming. he called the images from syria gut wawrinkaing, secretary hagel said u.s. forces are ready to strike syria now if the president ordered that to be. >> suffice to say, the options are there. the united states department of defense is ready to carry out those options. if that would occur, that would occur also in coordination with our international partners. >> if it comes, you're ready to go like that. >> we're ready to go like that. >> by the way, the decision to do an interview with the bbc knowing it's going to be seen in europe and around the world, that also part of this lead up and part of this messaging by the obama administration. officials tell nbc news a strike is likely to consist of cruise missiles launched from four warships and two submarines in the mediterranean targeting regime command and control bunkers, artillery and airfield but not the chemical stockpiles which the pentagon considers too risky and not assad himself. altho
,ning, it is august 30, 2013. even as the british parliament voted not to join the u.s. in a possible strike. while administration officials said last night that the u.s. is considering taking unilateral action in response to a reported chemical weapons attack on syrian civilians and rebels last week, some congressional leaders said the white house has more work to do in making its case. as we take you through the latest developments this morning, we want to hear your opinion on what you think the american public needs to know before america -- before president obama takes action. give us a call on the republican democrats, and independents, the numbers are listed on the screen. if you are outside the u.s., it 585-3883. you can also catch us on twitter and facebook or e-mail us. a very good friday morning to you. i want to take you right to the headlines about syria and possible u.s. involvement today. here's the front page of "the new york times." to one of those british newspapers, "the guardian," out of london. prime minister said report shows damascus behind gas attacks. "the the front page of
and exposed a critical gap in drug safety in america. as commissioner of the f.d.a. then, you can't tell us that every drug being used in the united states is safe and effected. >> no, i really cannot. >> stahl: she is the fifth richest self-made billionaire woman in the world. she's pointing out her building. with her partner husband, she has built more of beijing than almost any emperor in china's history. >> china produced more self-made billionaires than any other country in the world. >> stahl: while xin's fortune has been made on office buildings, china may be sitting on a residential and retail real estate bubble. where is the proof? we found what are known as "ghost cities." look at these brand new towers with no residents, desolate condos and vacant subdivisions uninhabited for miles and miles and miles. tonight, two stories that provide a rare window into china. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." [ male announcer ] it's time. time to have new experiences with
states, especially the u.s. military, with egypt receiving about $1.5 billion a year in american aid. second only to what israel gets. president obama has neither cut off the money or referred to the military takeover as a coup. in a moment, we'll talk about what the u.s. options are now, if any. we have a full panel. arwa damon is in cairo live. mona el tahari on the phone. special "newsweek" correspondent peter binehart. he's the editor of daily beast. and former bush white house spokesman ari fleishman. arwa, can you take us through what happened today and what is to expect on the just announced, friday of anger. >> reporter: when we compare the situation to yesterday, it was significantly calmer. but that does not mean that this crisis is by any stretch of the imagination over. the streets of cairo were pretty empty throughout the entire day. of course, now there is that curfew in play, state of emergency also of course to be lasting for about a month. you were talking about the attacks on churches there. we've been hearing various reports that the number is much higher. at least
us on "the ridiculist." that does it for us. "early start" begins now. have a great day. >>> wildfires raging in the west. communities evacuated as fast moving flames continue to spread this morning. is there relief in sight? >>> cutting off egypt. the u.s. is stopping some of the support it sends to the battle torn country. we are live. >>> the white house introduces us to the newest member of the first family. >> dogs in the early hour of the morning. a good way to start the day. welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. it is tuesday, the 20th. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> firefighters think they may have turned the corner on this 160 mile beaver creek fire. it's 9% contained. 2,000 homes remain evacuated. some residents were allowed to return home monday. an aerial assault may be slowing it down. >> reporter: fire continuing to ravage one of the most scenic spots. a drive-through the mountains and you can see why tom hanks, arnold schwarzenegger and bruce willis choose this area to build vacation homes and why some insurance compani
>>> that's it for us. "early start" begins now. have a great day. >>> we have breaking news overnight. claims of a chemical weapons attack. the opposition in syria reporting hundreds are killed. the government denying the allegations. we are live with more. >>> school shootig scare. new information about the man police say stormed into a georgia elementary school and opened fire. >>> and those wildfires are torching the west. communities evacuated as firefighters continue to battle the blaze. it's been five days. >> good morning, welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans in for john berman. >> nice to you have. i'm zoraida sambolin. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> up first, we're learning more about the suspected gunman. 20-year-old michael brandon hill is in custody this morning. witnesses say the shooter told them he wasn't afraid to die. remarkably no one was injured in the shooting but as cnn's david mattingly telling us hundreds of students had the scare of their lives. >> reporter: hundreds of kids ages 4 to 10, running for safety as gunfire erupts inside the scho
the 911 operators alone and just call us on "the ridiculist." that does it for us. erin burnett "outfront" starts next. >>> next, idaho burning threatening to destroy thousands of homes. we'll go to the scene for the latest 37 plus there has been a huge jump in wild animal attack this is summer. why? and a new and disturbing development tonight in the hannah anderson investigation. her kidnapper left all of his money to one person. we have that for you. let's go "outfront". good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, a developing story. idaho burning. a dangerous wildfire out of control and threatening to destroy thousands of hopes including multimillion-dollar homes of celebrities like arnold schwarzenegger and tom hanks. here you just see a lot of fire. it's the beaver creek fire about six miles south of ketchum. it's just a few miles away from the resort town of sun valley. ted rowlands is in haley tonight. and when i look at those maps, it's right there along the highway. what are you seeing? >> reporter: well, it has been growing so quickly. and it is huge. you ment
lawrence joins us live at the pentagon with the latest on this. what can you tell us about this new threat? >> sources say this was more than the usual chatter. the threat is considered both credible and dangerous, enough so that they are closing at least 17 diplomatic posts around the middle east and that region. earlier this morning on cnn's new day, the chairman of the house foreign affairs committee went further. >> it's my understanding it is al qaeda linked, all right? the threat emanates in the middle east and central asia. >> we just learned that the state department has now released a travel alert for u.s. citizens who are traveling in the middle east and north africa. separately, a u.s. official tells us that they are monitoring a specific threat in yemen, the kcapital of yemen. remember, just this thursday, president obama met with yemen's president in the white house. counter-terrorism was one of the main topics they talked about. so far, the only al qaeda affiliate that has shown both the desire and ability to attack u.s. posts overseas is al qaeda in the arabian peninsula or
schools were now being used to haul them to segregated prison. before the day was over, almost 1000 children were in jail. a day later, another 1000 children joined the march. this time, the authorities resulted -- attacked by police dogs. at last on may 10, 1963, under protection from the federal government and from outraged world opinion, the leaders of birmingham accepted the demands of the freedom marchers. .. with the president to announce plans for the march on washington. in support of the civil rights act. >> june 12th, 1963 as everest was returning home for the naacp meeting member byron shot him in his driveway as he was getting out of his car. evers was killed instantly. ♪ ♪ >> randolph and fellow americans , the national urban league is honored to be a participant in this historic occasion. our presence here reflects not only the civil rights communities increasing the awareness of the urban league, but most important it says and i hope what and clear that while intelligence, maturity and strategy dictates a civil rights agency we use different methods and we are all
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affair, center stage. ♪ you make me so very happy >>> good evening and thanks for joining us here on a sunday night. and we do begin with new details tonight after that dramatic end to a week-long manhunt through several states in the west. the search for a man who abducted a teenager after targeting her family, ending in the idaho wilderness. blackhawk helicopters carrying the s.w.a.t. team, hundreds of agents from the fbi, to the local sheriff's department, strategically gathering 2 1/2 hours from where they thought the suspect was hiding with the young girl, armed and ready to quietly move in. and tonight, 16-year-old hannah anderson is free, reunited with her father. abc's ryan owens this evening on the moment authorities knew they had to act fast. >> hannah's coming home. >> reporter: hannah anderson is safe and being reunited with her father tonight, in no small part thanks to these horseback riders. >> she did appear frightened, but i thought it was fear of the horses. >> reporter: around noon wednesday, they spotted the 16-year-old and her accused kidnapper, family friend
] >> about every 40 years someone comes in to try to dominate the afghan scene and control it to use it for its own purposes. there have been periods of afghan history with the rulers of afghanistan have taken advantage of the geographical position of afghanistan to play a neutrality card using stuff favoritism to one global power to play that begins the possibility of leading to the other global power to keep both at day and this is the diplomatic strategy of successful afghan rulers whenever there have been any and the cold war is a notable period both the u.s.s.r. and the united states were interested in those competing to enlarge their influence in the country and somehow because of the counterbalancing of these forces there was a period when afghans were in control of their own destiny and during that period of use of modernization and change that was more rapid and it dramatic then you have seen anywhere in this country. that period ended when the pendulum of trying to swing back and forth started to swing so fast and so far it finally crashed in the country succumbed to the cr
. lauren simonetti joined us at the new york stock exchange. >> the dow is up near session highs. the fix is down. that sets the stage for a market not as nervous as it was yesterday. you have chevron and exxon leading the dow. mcdonald's is contributing ten positive points to the dow as well. green across the board. connell: we will take it. and the attack on syria. how soon could we actually see military action? let's go live to the white house with rich at finn. rich: last night they had a cabinet meeting. they are waiting for a report from the administration. the waiting game continues in washington. there are those who are signing onto this idea. the movement is growing on capitol hill. meanwhile, congress is still out for the next couple of weeks. inspectors will need at least four days. we will continue to consult and keep the situation in syria under close room. this on the heels yesterday of a hacker group identifying itself as a syrian army disrupting websites. this is becoming a new dimension. connell: thank you. we will talk about that. we have brian finch. rich talked about a
on the situation in syria. cio president richard trumka. later, the u.s. chamber of commerce discusses the economy. as an obama spoke about the u.s. response to syria's chemical use earlier this month. he said he is still deciding on action his administration will take. he made comments in the cabinet room at the white house. this is the minutes. -- what you minutes. -- 20 minutes. >> everybody all set up? obviously i'm grateful to have my fellow presidents here as well as the vice president. before i begin, i want to say a few words about the situation in syria. as you have seen, today we released our unclassified assessment detailing with high confidence that the syrian regime carried out a chemical weapons attack that killed well over a thousand people, including hundreds of children. this follows horrific images that shocked us all. this kind of attack is a challenge to the world. we cannot accept a world where women and children and innocent civilians are gassed on a terrible scale. this kind of attack threatens our national security interests by violating well-established international norms
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eastern. be sure to join us this evening for another of our town hall meetings. the focus today is unimplemented asian of the affordable care act. administration will delay implementation of the section of the law covering limits to out- of-pocket costs for consumers. we will check in on congressional town hall meetings around the nation and what questions members of congress are getting from their constituents. we'll get an update on court challenges to the law and check out the rollout of healthcare exchanges which is opposed to take effect by january 1 of next year. here is a brief art of tonight's program. i don't think you understand the law you are in charge of executing and enforcing. the clawback where you limit how much a person pays back, that is only a person who is eligible for a subsidy if their income changes in the year in which the subsidy takes place. person, -- if a person gets a subsidy they are not eligible for which will clearly be the case if your major enforcement tool, the employer mandate is not in place, the law requires you clawback 100 % of that subsi
with us, the equally formidable president obama's former chair of the council of economic advisers, that being austan goolsbee. he is now a professor at the university of chicago booth school of business. he's going to to defend all of obama's command and control policies. and we have jim peth kooukas of the american enterprise institute who writes the problem is slow growth, not overly rich ceos. and jim paulson, chief investment strategist with wells capital management. welcome, everybody. i begin with my pal austan gals booe. because of obama care, because of tax threats, because businesses are not willing to unlock their purse strings, is there any reason to assume the economy is going to get better in the second half? and the second half was about the same as the first half, which is lousy. and this whole recovery is the worst recovery since world war ii. >> okay. first of all, you're lucky you've got jimmy p. over there defending you because if i was here i'd be coming after you. but look, i have not been a big bull for the calendar year 2013. not at all. i think the u.s. gro
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